Business Development Manager

Agile Consultants

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP498-12

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Dubai

Salary: Up to AED 15,000

Industry: Chemical Trading

Job Responsibilities:

– Research and identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services – or new ways of reaching existing markets.
– Seek out the appropriate contact in an organization.
– Foster and develop relationships with customers/clients.
– Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these.
– Think strategically – seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business.
– Work strategically – carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes.
– Have a good understanding of the businesses’ products or services and be able to advise others about them.
– Liaise with the finance team, warehousing and logistics departments as appropriate.
– Negotiate pricing with customers, and suppliers in some cases.
– Increase sales of the business.
– Carry out sales forecasts and analysis and present your findings to senior management/the board of directors.
– Develop the business sales and marketing strategy.


Job Requirements:

– A Chemical Engineer or Graduate with minimum 7 years of experience out of which 5 years of experience in GCC countries in Business Development / Sales of selling raw materials / specialty chemicals to Plastics Industries.
– Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets.
– Interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients.
– Written and verbal communication skills – needed for communicating with a range of people, both internally and externally, as well as presentation skills.
– Team working skills and a collaborative approach to work.
– The ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals.
– Negotiating skills.
– The ability to analyse sales figures and write reports.
– A flexible approach to work with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
– Initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch.
– UAE driving license is a must.

About the Company

Agile Consultants is a talent solutions company in Dubai that focuses on tapping into the complete potential of individuals and organisations. Our expert team of recruiters work closely with clients and candidates to ensure best results in terms of recruitment and successful placement in GCC, Middle East & Africa regions. Our specialities include but are not limited to Talent Sourcing, Executive Search, Niche Talent Acquisition, Head Hunting & C-Suite Hiring.

With over 20 years in the United Arab Emirates region, we have built a strong network of partners and affiliates, allowing us to assist job seekers and employers with the same passion.

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AED 14,000

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